Retail development and operations executive tapped to lead next phase of growth for rapidly-expanding chain

Frozen yogurt and smoothie chain Red Mango, Inc., named Barry Barron its chief executive officer.

Barron's restaurant experience includes six years in a leadership role with Papa John's International and 10 years in restaurant operations for Pizza Hut. Most recently, Barron was COO for ACE Cash Express.

Red Mango has 132 stores in operation.